Bar News - February 19, 2010
Lawyers in the News
Gregory Smith, Management Committee
Gregory Smith, a director at McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton in Manchester, was recently elected to chair the firmís Management Committee for the year 2010. Smith practices environmental and regulatory law and litigation involving state, federal and local governments.
Jeanmarie Papelian, Divorce Guidebook Editor
Jeanmarie Papelian, an attorney at McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton in Manchester, served as editor of a resource guide on divorce in New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Divorce Practice and Procedure Guide, published recently by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.
William Amann, Manchester City Library
William Amman, an attorney at Bodoff & Associatesí Manchester office, was recently appointed Secretary of the Manchester City Library Foundation, a private non-profit organization which promotes awareness and use of the cityís libraries.
Stephan Parks, Strafford County Bar
Stephan Parks, an attorney at Wyskiel, Boc, Tillinghast & Bolduc in Dover, was recently elected President of the Strafford County Bar Association. Stephan Parks was admitted to the NH Bar in 2003.
Sarah Ambrogi, Manchester School Board
Sarah Ambrogi, an estate planning and elder law attorney with the Curtin Law Office in Manchester, was recently elected to the Manchester School Board from Ward 1. She took office on January 5, 2010, and is looking forward to working on challenging issues facing education in the stateís largest city.
Abigail Sykas, Big Brothers & Sisters
Abigail Sykas, of the Sykas Law Office in Dover, was recently elected Co-Vice President of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee for the Greater Seacoast Chapter of the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization, which is dedicated to helping children reach their potential through one-to-one relationships with mentors.
Raymond Taylor, Superior Ct. Clerks Association
Raymond Taylor, Clerk of the Rockingham County Superior Court, was recently elected President of the Superior Court Clerks Association for the year 2010. The association was established in 1961 to assist its members in rendering the best service as clerks in the administration of justice in the state of New Hampshire and to promote cooperation between the offices of clerks.
Five Members on "40 Under 40" List
Five members of the NH Bar were selected for the Union Leaderís 40 Under 40 recognition list, published Feb. 1. The annual feature celebrates young leaders in all fields who are under 40 years of age. On the list are:
- David Allen, attorney at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green
- Joceline D. Champagne, coordinator, NH Bar Association Pro Bono Low Income Taxpayer Project
- Craig S. Donais, Donais Law Offices
- Lisabritt L. Solsky, deputy Medicaid director, NH Dept. of Health & Human Services
- Kate Vaughn, attorney at McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton